Update 10/24/22:

Thank you so much to all of you who applied and for your interest! We are closed for applications for this academic year and will not be offering any additional visiting rotations for this academic year. We look forward to re-opening for the 2023 academic year and anticipate opening in late winter/early spring. Please check back at this website for updates. 

Thank you for your interest in a clerkship rotation in the Emergency Department at Rush University Medical Center!

As part of the application process, we request that students complete this online application.

Please visit: Visiting Students (Rush) to ensure you meet the requirements for application. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.

For applications received by April 3rd we will notify you if you have been accepted by April 18th. You must notify us by May 2nd if you would like to accept or decline our offer. For all applications submitted after April 3rd, applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis based on availability and accepted in a rolling process. You must notify us within one week of acceptance notification if you would like to accept or decline our offer.

Applicants who are accepted for a rotation will then be asked to complete the online VSAS application in order to register the course with Rush Medical College. Of note, Do not apply to VSAS unless you have been notified of acceptance for a rotation. Applications submitted to VSAS without having been accepted via the online application will not be considered.

If you are interested in applying for our underrepresented minority in medicine scholarship, please submit an additional secondary application here: URiM Scholarship

PLEASE NOTE: This application applies ONLY for students interested in rotating at Rush University Medical Center. Cook County Hospital (Stroger) accepts applications separately. Please visit: http://www.cookcountyem.com/students/ if you are interested in applying for a visiting rotation with Cook County Hospital.

Thank you for applying for a clinical rotation in the emergency department at Rush University Medical Center. If you have any questions regarding your application please contact our clerkship coordinator, Ms. Karmen Howard. karmen_d_howard@rush.edu